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Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

The 44-16 vote on the toughest of three proposals comes after years of inaction by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

Douglas, Cochise County Approve Location for New Port Of Entry

A new commercial port would be aimed at easing the flow of traffic and industry, as the current port serves both commercial and passenger vehicles.

Yuma Declares Emergency Over Migrant Family Releases

Mayor Douglas Nicholls said he's looking for federal funding and a "FEMA-like response."

Equal Rights Amendment Fails to Get Vote in Arizona House

Democrats called for a vote to ratify the constitutional amendment.

UA Police Report Details Border Patrol Protest

Three people "shouted obscenities" at Border Patrol agents for 40 minutes, report says.

VA Aims to Provide One-Stop Shop for Homeless Veterans

The program at the local VA is designed to connect vets with services.

Tucson On the Right Track to Reduce Dropout Rate, Report Says

More needs to be done, but the current plan is gaining traction.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Arizona Tribes Challenge Permit for Open-Pit Copper Mine

A complaint, jointly filed in U.S. District Court by the Tohono O'odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Hopi Tribe, is challenging the permit issued to Rosemont Copper Company.

How Sisterhood Helped Make a Superstar in "Always... Patsy Cline"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A mental health clinic that is gaining popularity through results; and chanteuse Jessica Fichot on finding ways to thrive as an independent musician.

Legislature Eyes Changes to Southern Arizona County Lines

The Legislature could create a study commission to look at changing the border between Santa Cruz Cochise counties

Congress Passes Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

The bipartisan bill passed with no opposition following two years of negotiations.

After Championship Win, UA Women's Basketball Has 'Unfinished Business'

Now that they've won the WNIT, the Wildcats have their eyes on next year's NCAA tournament, which coach Barnes says was the goal all along.

Increasing the Smoking Age Has Wide Support in Pima County

A new poll shows residents approve of raising the age to buy tobacco.

Making Tucson's Streets Safer for Everyone

A preview of Cyclovia this weekend and the city of Tucson's recently approved "complete streets" plan.

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